By Bernadette Whelan
Its originality lies in that it really is in accordance with an interrogation of yank, British and Irish files, and covers over 100 years of yankee, Irish and British family during the publish of the yankee consular reputable whereas additionally uncovering the consul's position in seminal occasions resembling the warfare of 1812, the 1845-51 Irish famine, the yankee Civil battle, Fenianism and mass Irish emigration. it's a heritage of the boys who stuffed posts as consuls, vice consuls, deputy consuls and consular brokers. It finds their identities, how they interpreted and applied US international coverage, their outsider viewpoint on occasions in either eire and the USA and their contribution to the increasing transatlantic relationship.
The paintings intersects diaspora experiences, emigration background and diplomatic family members in addition to illuminating the respective Irish-American, Anglo-Irish and Anglo-American relationships.
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American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the US Consular Service by Bernadette Whelan